NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges counts down the top 5 most likely first round opponents for the Canucks in the 2012 NHL playoffs. Wouldn’t it be nice to see the Kings? They recently acquired Jeff Carter and if he can score, which no other King can apparently do this could be good. Ryan Kesler, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Sami Salo, and Alex Edler would be licking their lips.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks writer Josh Hall lays down the bottom line on what the Canucks need to do to get back on track. He’s insistent the Hockey Gods have something to do with it. Ryan Kesler and Henrik Sedin need to improve their attitudes and Cody Hodgson deserves more respect from his coach. Puck Drop is 7pm Wednesday on Sportsnet Pacific.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win on Monday night over the Phoenix Coyotes. Richard had visions of the shootout lasting 17 rounds with no one scoring. Vancouver finally won on a Ryan Kelser goal and a Roberto Luongo save combination. Kevin Bieksa dropped the gloves with Rusty Klesla at the end of overtime. No damage done.
Josh Hall one of our Vancouver Canucks bloggers is back with his Monday Vancouver Canucks vs.Phoenix Coyotes matchup preview. 7:00 p.m. PT, on Rogers Sportsnet. The Canucks and Coyotes played once this season, back on November 25th, and the Canucks won 5-0. Sami Salo, Ryan Kesler, David Booth, Maxim Lapierre and Alex Burrows all scored en route to a Cory Schneider shutout.
Vancouver Canucks insider C-Mac brings us five reasons why Canucks fans want a NHL Hockey team in Seattle. From cheaper expenses compared to Rogers Arena to not having to travel to Phoenix, these anecdotes will have you begging for an NHL team in Seattle Washington in 2012. Make it happen Christopher Hansen and the Seattle city council.
Seattle Washington blogger Clinton Bell tells us to all keep our fingers crossed, and mark your calendars for March 1st. There will be green and gold in Seattle once again! Christopher Hanson, a San Francisco businessman and Seattle native, has recently purchased a lot just south of Safeco Field in Seattle. Plans are to build an arena to attract a NBA franchise and NHL franchise to the city of Seattle.
The NHL trade rumor mill is hard at work again. Reportedly, the Vancouver Canucks and Phoenix Coyotes are involved in serious negotiations at the moment. Prospect Kyle Turris may be their main target. With Roberto Luongo signed, and center Ryan Kesler still working his way back from injury, Vancouver may need to move the highly regarded Corey Schneider…